47. René Clarke

47. René Clarke

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René Clarke (1886-1969)

Frozen waterfall. Leavitts Falls

Painting: Leavitts Falls, February 4, 1946;

Watercolor, 10.25 x 14.5" initialed, titled and dated lower center right.

Condition: Good overall: some tape residue verso; light edge wear; image extends to edges; non-archival mat and minimal frame.

The Limited Editions Club published a portfolio of Clarke's landscapes limited to 500 copies, with an introduction by Ernest Elmo Calkins (the “dean” of American advertising art). Clarke is closely associated with the Canadian artist David Milne, as the two painted together and maintained a correspondence for over 20 years.
(Entry and authentication by Roger T. Reed)